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Portrait of Jackie Chan Made Out of 64,000 Chopsticks
Artist Hong Yi, aka Red meticulously tied batches of the 64,000 chopsticks together and strung them in rows to produce Jackie Chan’s likeness. From up close, the portrait is nothing more than a pixelated arrangement of dots. But, from afar, Chan’s smiling face emerges from the wooden sticks as another stunning example of Red’s innovative style.
Portraits of Animals
Czech photographer Lukas Holas takes simply stunning shots of animals in black and white. Holas uses his skills in digital photography and graphic design to edit out the background from his photos and instead inserts a pure black backdrop for the animals. This focuses all the attention on the animals and lets their impressive physical characteristics and personalities take the forefront.
Melbourne-based artist Rone, known for his paintings of beautiful women, recently painted an amazing giant mural on the side of a building in Berlin.
Ukrainian installation artist Mark Khaisman creates his infamous works by applying layers of translucent packing tape onto clear Plexiglas panels.
People and buildings
Italian photographer Francesco Paleari latest series wanted to show that the buildings of a city are instrumental in shaping the lives of people.
A Story of Reincarnation
This animated short by London-based artist, animator and body painter Emma Allen briefly depicts the cycle of reincarnation using face paint.
Siamese fighting fish
Thai photographer Visarute Angkatavanich gets incredible detailed shots by shooting the fish extremely close up.
Surrealistic world of Benjamin Zank
New York based photographer Benjamin Zank captures an imaginative series of conceptual and surrealistic photographs.
Portraits of Animals
Beautiful portraits of animals by photographer Lukas Holas
Next Gen Rappers
Amsterdam based designer Mink Couteaux has created these awesome illustrations showcasing raps newest and illest hip-hop artists.
African Lions and Elephants
Wildlife photographer Michael “Nick” Nichols’s long-term project documenting the lives of African lions and elephants is currently on view at Anastasia Photo in New York City through October 30, 2013.
The Mess of Emotion
An expressive series of hyperrealistic oil paintings by Korean artist Rim Lee that features a woman covered in thick, acrylic paints. The artist’s work is a combination of performance, photography, and painting.
Cuban-American artist Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada has created one of the worlds largest installation totaling a 11 acres and using 8 million pounds of soil. The portrait was recently revealed as part of the Belfast Festival in Northern Ireland
Beautiful Surreal Photography
Self taught Chicago based photographer Kyle Thompson work is mostly composed of surreal and bizarre self portraits, often taking place in empty forests and abandoned homes.